Very interesting! Can’t imagine how sales breakthroughs could possibly come from such little tweaking of your product or service. I like personally the example of putting shopping carts in the middle of shopping center since I so often avoid going back to the front to grasp one! The Three-Minute-Rule is insightful!
Simplicity and the Hedgehog! what a subject to blog about. As I am going through the best performing CEO’s in the decade by HBR, I kept wondering about the single utmost important thing these CEO’s mastered, which put their names
“Complexity is one of the largest problems plaguing organizations, and most leaders yearn for more simplicity. But don’t confuse simple with easy. Ridding your organization, department, or process of unnecessary complexity requires careful attention. Remember these three Cs when trying
“We spend a lot of time and energy at work trying not to fail. However, most people describe their failures as an important part of learning and growing. Adapt a growth mindset and accept that failure is part of the
“George Orwell wrote: “The great enemy of clear language is insincerity.” Insincerity is also the enemy of branding. Too often organizations bring in branding experts to come up with a new image rather than facing important flaws or dealing with
This piece is quite interesting to know: “Research conducted by the MIT Media Lab successfully predicted the outcome of negotiations and business plan pitches with 80% accuracy just by analyzing participants’ body language (and completely ignoring words, ideas and arguments).
“Managers get lots of training on how to fire an individual employee but usually are left on their own when they have to deliver bad news to a group. No matter how skillfully you announce bad news, it’s likely to